RPCI Cancer Talk

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 3:44pm

If you listen to National Public Radio, it’s likely you’ve heard about StoryCorps, the non-profit initiative that gives Americans the chance to share their most meaningful stories and life experiences through personal recorded interviews.

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 2:24pm

Cholangiocarcinoma. It’s a complicated word you may not have heard before, but it’s just another term for bile duct cancer.

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 2:14pm

Music heals in a variety of important ways.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 8:36am

I visited my first tanning salon at age 16. In high school I was a cheerleader, and I felt that being tan for games made me look skinnier in my uniform. My friend’s mom owned a tanning salon and always gave us a discount to tan. I even got a job working at a tanning salon for a couple of years.

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 9:28am

On the afternoon of Monday, March 31, I headed from my usual post as a chemo-infusion nurse at RPCI’s Amherst Center to our main campus in Buffalo, NY.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:29pm

I began my fight against cancer in the spring of 2008. I was a 20-year-old junior at the University at Buffalo and a standout shot putter for the track and field team.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 8:12am

For women whose breast cancer treatment includes a mastectomy, surgical breast reconstruction can be key to not just their physical recovery, but emotional health as well.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 4:56pm

May marks a special time at Roswell Park as we formally honor our outstanding nursing staff during Oncology Nurses Month.

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 4:06pm

Motherhood changes your life—physically, emotionally, mentally. But did you know becoming a mother can have an impact on your risk of breast cancer, too?

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:47am

After completing treatment, many cancer survivors wonder: what can I do to help prevent my cancer from recurring? If you are in the middle of treatment, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to affect the success of your treatment, or to make treatment a bit easier.